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Box Farmhouse, Wissett

Description: Box Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282143

OS Grid Reference: TM3600979743
OS Grid Coordinates: 636009, 279743
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3649, 1.4651

Locality: Wissett
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 0JJ

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Listing Text


5/69 Box Farmhouse


Former farmhouse. Early C17. 2 storeys and attics; 3-cell plan. Timber-
framed, with rough C20 render; clay pantiles. An internal chimney-stack with
a plain red brick shaft. C20 casement windows and plank door. Frame in 6
bays, including a chimney-bay; now a lobby-entrance form, but previously
probably a cross-entry. Some good quality plain framing exposed inside:
moulded post-heads to the trusses. Main beams with chamfer and stepped stops
with bar. In the rear wall of the middle room, a blocked window with late C17
square moulded mullions replacing earlier mullions; also some 4-light and 5-
light original windows with diamond mullions in situ. The roof, in 6 bays
corresponding to wall bays, has clasped purlins, a lower row of unstepped butt
purlins, and the remains of arched windbraces. The house is awaiting

Listing NGR: TM3536179765

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Source: English Heritage

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